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Oracle9i Data Mining Concepts

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This is a revised edition of Oracle9i Data Mining Concepts, originally published in March 2002.

This manual describes how to use the Oracle9i Data Mining Java Application Programming Interface to perform data mining tasks, including building and testing models, computing lift, and scoring.

Intended Audience

This manual is intended for anyone planning to write Java programs using the Oracle9i Data Mining API. Familiarity with Java, databases, and data mining is assumed.


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Where to Find More Information

The documentation set for Oracle9i Data Mining is part of the Oracle9i Database Documentation Library. The ODM documentation set consists of the following documents, available online:

For last minute information about ODM, see the Oracle9i README, Release, and the release notes for your platform.

For detailed information about the ODM API, see the ODM Javadoc in the directory $ORACLE_HOME/dm/doc on any system where ODM is installed.

Related Manuals

For more information about the database underlying Oracle9i Data Mining, see:

For information about upgrading from Oracle9i Data Mining release 9.0.1 to release 9.2.0, see

For information about installing Oracle9i Data Mining, see


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